I hope you don’t mind if we take this time to memorialize him a bit. I’ll understand if it’s not your cup of tea, but I can promise you our Straight Talk approach, common-sense logic and nearly everything I’ve written I learned at his knee. If you’ve ever wondered where Straight Talk communications and common sense comes from, it was from him through me. Read more
Just a quick reminder to you all that this is a rare opportunity to sign up for health insurance. Let’s go over the options available in this rare, mid-year, wide-open enrollment period: Read more
Sometimes it makes my head spin, this whole health insurance coverage thing. The big news today is the federal government is RE-OPENING healthcare.gov for a 90-day Special Enrollment Period (SEP), taking-all-comers, starting on Feb. 15 and ending May 15! Read more
The headlines can be pretty stark, and scary:
82K Louisiana Medicaid Patients Could Be Booted from Program… (Associated Press, Oct. 11, 2019)
After thousands booted from Medicaid rolls… (The Advocate, June 13, 2019)
Another 11,500 people removed from Louisiana Medicaid rolls… (WAFB TV, July 1, 2019)
What the heck is going on?
Want in on an inside conversation between Healthcare Economist Mike Bertaut and one of his Straight Talk producers? They are interesting exchanges. In this one, which we recorded for you, we talk about the latest news with the ACA, even going back in time a bit.
We also talk about how the ruling could affect some really popular benefits of the ACA, Read more